The shape at the top of the painting is a frying pan. There’s lots of different foods. The red is buffalo, the white is fish and the yellow bits are eggs.'—Kitty Kantilla © Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory


  • Title: Parlini jilamara (Olden time design)
  • Creator: Kitty Kutuwulumi Kantilla
  • Creator Lifespan: c. 1928 2003 - 2003
  • Creator Nationality: Australian
  • Creator Gender: Female
  • Date: 1995
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Purchased 1995, Telstra Collection, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory © licensed by the Estate of the Artist
  • Medium: natural pigments on canvas
  • Geographical Region of Artist: Milikapiti, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands
  • Exhibition: 12th Telstra National Aboriginal Art Award 1995
  • Ethnic Language Group: Tiwi
  • Dimensions: 122 x 91.5 cm
  • Collection: Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art
  • Artist Ethnicity: Aboriginal

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